Sustainable Development Update – 6 May 2013 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

Jay Owen Sustainability News

East Africa Forum Commits to WASH Advocacy, Commitment Tracking 2_May_2013: The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), the Uganda Water and Sanitation NGO Network (UWASNET), WaterAid East Africa, End Water Poverty, Sanitation and Water for All and the African Civil Society Network on Water and Sanitation (ANEW) hosted the …

Doha Climate Change Conference – November 2012 – Issue #1

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News, Earth Systems Science

The 2012 UN Climate Change Conference opens in Doha, Qatar, today at the Qatar National Convention Centre and will continue until 7 December. The Conference includes the 18th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 18) and the 8th session of …

How To Make Sure Your Crowdfunding Dreams Don’t Turn Into An Investor Relations Nightmare

Ethical Markets Crowdfunding

Editor’s note: Jason Best and Sherwood Neiss spearheaded the efforts to legalize crowdfunding and helped author the JOBS Act. They founded Crowdfund Capital Advisors and are currently co-authoring Crowdfund Investing for Dummies. The concept of crowdfunding to launch and grow your business may seem like a dream come true – reduced cost …

MAGAZINE: Highlighting the Voices of Women

kristy Global Citizen, The Power of Yin

Taking Grassroots Women’s Voices to Rio+20 EMAGAZINE | JUNE 2012 This week, as world leaders convene in Rio de Janeiro to decide a viable future for our children and the planet, we’re cranking up the volume on the often-unheard voices of grassroots women on the front lines of a growing …

G8 Compliance Score Rises to 77 Percent, According to G8 Research Group

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

Chicago – G8 members have complied with the priority commitments they made at last year’s Deauville Summit at a level of 77%, higher than their score of 73% on the previous year, according to the 2011 Deauville G8 Final Compliance Report. They have fully complied with the commitments they made …

Beyond Growth: Green Transition Accelerating Despite Recession

kristy Green Prosperity, Sustainability News, The Blog

Beyond Growth: Green Transition Accelerating Despite Recession A new report out from Ethical Markets Media shows Green investments untouched by the Great Recession. Submitted by: Rosalinda Sanquiche Posted: Mar 09, 2012 – 09:00 AM EST By Rosalinda Sanquiche, Executive Director, Ethical Markets Media Green Transition Scoreboard® 2012, the latest findings …

Development and Environment: The Nexus

kristy Green Prosperity, Sustainability News

Development and Environment: The Nexus by Brice Lalonde, Executive Coordinator, UN Conference for Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20) Heading_towards Rio+20, governments and civil society must raise their eyes to assess the situation and prepare for commitments commensurate to the challenges. Extreme poverty and the degradation of the environment will be …

G20 Commitments to Tax and Development: A Progress Report Card

kristy Reforming Global Finance

G20 Commitments to Tax and Development: A Progress Report Card November 14, 2011 By David McNair David McNair is senior economic justice adviser at Christian Aid who formerly worked for British Red Cross. He holds a PhD in social geography from the Queen’s University of Belfast. This article is cross-posted …

Clinton Global Initiative Brings Big Green Commitments, 3 Ways to Use Green IT for Cost-Cutting & More…

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity

Ocean Trash in the Spotlight (Again) at Clinton Global Summit By Tilde Herrera The Ocean Recovery Alliance revealed its progress on cleaning up the world’s wasterways today at the Clinton Global Initiative, where other sustainability commitments were made by Fair Trade USA and Swiss Read more…

Green Sectors Top $2.4 Trillion At Midyear

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity

Press Release ethical markets Media (USA and Brazil) PO Box 5190, St. Augustine, FL  32085 [email protected] phone 904.829.3140 St. Augustine, FL, September 6, 2011 — ethical markets Media (USA and Brazil) releases its August 2011 update of the GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD® tracking private sector investments since 2007 in green companies and technologies …